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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Cardiovascular Health

Do you take aspirin to reduce the chance of a stroke?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,031 847 80.8 77.6-83.7 184 19.2 16.3-22.4
-Piedmont NC 415 345 81.7 76.7-85.7 70 18.3 14.3-23.3
GENDER
Male 216 179 81.2 74.1-86.7 37 18.8 13.3-25.9
Female 199 166 82.2 74.9-87.7 33 17.8 12.3-25.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 302 252 81.6 75.7-86.4 50 18.4 13.6-24.3
Non-Hispanic Black 82 67 82.5 71.8-89.7 15 17.5 10.3-28.2
Other 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-44 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 115 98 83.7 74.0-90.3 17 16.3 9.7-26.0
65-74 147 128 85.6 77.2-91.2 19 14.4 8.8-22.8
75+ 80 67 83.0 71.0-90.7 13 17.0 9.3-29.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 104 89 83.6 72.9-90.6 15 16.4 9.4-27.1
Some Post-H.S. 110 90 79.1 68.6-86.8 20 20.9 13.2-31.4
College Graduate 133 115 85.1 76.7-90.8 18 14.9 9.2-23.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 179 154 86.1 78.9-91.1 25 13.9 8.9-21.1
No 234 190 78.7 71.7-84.4 44 21.3 15.6-28.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 345 284 80.4 74.9-85.0 61 19.6 15.0-25.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 181 148 81.9 74.6-87.5 33 18.1 12.5-25.4
Regional City or Suburban County 112 95 79.6 68.4-87.5 17 20.4 12.5-31.6
Rural 122 102 83.3 74.4-89.6 20 16.7 10.4-25.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 141 111 74.3 64.8-82.0 30 25.7 18.0-35.2
Unemployed 11 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 191 159 81.4 73.6-87.2 32 18.6 12.8-26.4
Unable to Work 53 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 72 59 82.2 70.4-89.9 13 17.8 10.1-29.6
151% to 200% 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 192 160 80.7 72.9-86.7 32 19.3 13.3-27.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 194 158 79.4 71.5-85.6 36 20.6 14.4-28.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 181 152 83.2 75.9-88.6 29 16.8 11.4-24.1

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*Asked of respondents who reported they take aspirin daily or every other day.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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